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Will the inflation sweet spot be sweet for consumers?

Scott Tong Aug 30, 2018
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Someone at the Federal Reserve is probably smiling right now. Six years ago, the Fed set a “target” rate for inflation, a Goldilocks level of 2 percent. Not too high, as in out-of-control prices and not too low, signaling a weak economy. Today, inflation has finally inched up to that target. So, what does that mean for the Fed and interest rates? And for us, America’s consumers and borrowers?

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